Tracking progress

We’re tracking our progress towards our targets for zero-net energy by 2025 and zero-net emissions for 2030. 

2021 electricity profile

In 2021 the Hepburn Z-NET electricity audit found that renewable electricity from solar and wind matched 42% of our Shire’s consumption, increasing 5% from last year.

Solar generated 17,840MWh of renewable energy, increasing by 3,260MWh.

There was 55,180MWh of electricity consumed from the grid and 11,410MWh of solar (consumed on-site), coming to a total 66,590MWhs.

2020 electricity profile

In 2020 the Hepburn Z-NET electricity audit found that we generated enough renewable electricity from solar and wind to match 37% of our Shire’s consumption. 

A big achievement for the year was surpassing our 2029 target for residential solar in 2020, reaching a capacity of 11.7MW.

Solar generated 14,580MWh of renewable energy and the wind farm generated 10,310MWh. There was 58,230MWh of electricity consumed from the grid and 9,130MWh of solar (consumed on-site), coming to a total 67,360MWhs.